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Russian-born Israeli blogger Ben Tzion, posted on his Facebook timeline a selfie, picturing him standing before the ʿAmr Ibn Al-ʿĀṣ mosque in Egypt, and commenting that the mosque, which was built in 641-642 AD is the first mosque constructed in North-Africa.
Dr. Mustafa al-Fiqi, Director of Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA), and Shihāb al-Dīn Ādam Shah, the charge d’affaires of Malaysia to Egypt, will inaugurate the exhibition “Faith and Power, Women in Islam” on Saturday, June 3, at 9:00p.m. at Bayt al-Sinnārī in Sayyida Zaynab. The exhibition is a joint...
Dr. Khālid ‘Azab, Professor of Islamic Archeology, said that the ’Amrū Ibn al-‘Āṣ mosque was the first mosque in Egypt and Africa, and was built in the city of Fustāt, the first capital of Egypt during the Arab Islamic era.
Heliopolis Library of the Heliopolis Cultural Association, presided by Farūq al-Jawhari, organized a trip to The Multi-Religion Compound in Old Cairo (Misr al-Qadīma) where the three monotheistic religions embrace in a message of religious tolerance.
An initiative for peace was lunched between Dr. 'Ilwī Amīn, Professor at the Azhar University and Archpriest Būlus 'Uwaydah and Bishop Bisantī. One meeting was at the 'Amr Ibn al-'As mosque and the other was at the Hanging Church.  This initiative was to reinforce religious tolerance between...
This is the very question many people are asking about the Muslim Brotherhood following the Egyptian Revolution of January 25, 2011. While the world was enthralled by a peaceful youth movement to overthrow a corrupt regime, many feared then, and more fear now, that the aftermath will result in...
ContentsI. Jansen’s argument: Copts are killed when they violate the Shari’a  II. My comment: Jansen should have mentioned the general lack of security in Egypt  III. Jansen does not know about the construction of new churches in recent years  IV. Does the Shari’a prohibit the building of churches...
Ameera says that she finds it strange that two different groups of people praying at two different mosques would decide to perform demonstrations about a woman, whose conversion to Islam hasn't even been proven, at the exact same time. She also finds it strange that after the woman released a video...
Local authorities struggled with demonstrators outside the Amr Ibn El-Aas mosque after the Eid prayers, protesting what they called the appearance of a Kamilia Shehata "look alike" in an online video denying her conversion to Islam. The protesters demanded international intervention in the case and...
Dr. Mamdouh Al-Beltagui, the Minister of Tourism, stated that the ministry is currently sponsoring a policy for environmental and constructional development of sites on the route of the Holy Family that was adopted by the ministry six years ago. The project enhances the infrastructure and improves...

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